Daily Reflection

Today's Reflection: December 4

Holy Family Christmas ball

Advent: the time to listen for footsteps –

you can’t hear footsteps when

you’re running yourself.

 

Bill McKibben

December 3
“The season of Advent means there is something on the horizon the likes of which we have never seen before… .What is possible is to ...
December 2
Each galaxy, each star, each living creature, every particle and subatomic particle of creation, we are all made in God’s image.…How? Genesis gives no explanations, ...
December 1
May the light we now kindle inspire us to use our powers to heal and not to harm, to help and not to hinder, to bless and not to ...
November 30
People remark that they feel "out of place," "out of sorts," "depressed," or "bored" when a true moment of quiet descends on them. This is ...
November 29
If we're no longer able to be quiet and listen, we can't hear our own voices or those of our fellow human beings and our greater environment... Being ...
November 28
The restlessness of the human heart is ever absorbed in a longing which finds rest only in that which transcends all longing...I myself lie outside ...
November 27
"We will continue to be with you and the patients entrusted to us as we have always been. Bon Secours will remain Bon Secours--its philosophy and ...
November 26
"You intend to be full of fervor...and you find that your inclinations are quite the opposite. This does not surprise me.  Feeling and comprehension are pure ...
November 25
Even in a world that's being shipwrecked, remain brave and strong. Hildegard von Bingen
November 24
Work when there is work to do. Rest when you are tired. One thing done in peace will most likely be better than ten things done in panic.   - ...
November 23
The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me to like down in green pastures, He leads me beside still waters.  He restores my soul. He ...
November 22
Now is the moment for contemplatives.  But what a vibrant presence we should have in the world, and in the depth of our silence.  Not an ...
November 21
Silence transforms one from a seeker of the Divine into a vessel of the Divine. Geoffrey W. Dennis
November 20
I wish to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life. I wish to learn what life has to teach, and not, when I come to ...
November 19
Prayer is an attitude toward life that sees everything as ultimately sacred, everything as potentially life-changing, everything as revelatory of life’s meaning.   It is our link between dailiness ...